Category: Medicines - plant based
Introduction and description
Cymbopogon commutatus, widely believed to be synonymous with Cymbopogon parkeri, is a perennial grass species, commonly known as Incense grass, Aromatic rush, Camel's hay, or Lemon grass.
Its range extends from South Asia to parts of Africa and Arabia. Foliage has a sweet lemony odour when mashed. It appeared on a 4 riyal Qatari stamp.
It is used for medicinal purposes in northeastern Arabia.
- Dr Duke's list of Chemicals and their Biological Activities in: Cymbopogon parkeri STAPF (Poaceae) -- Skhabar 019297
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- Dr Duke's list of Plants with Antihelicobacter activity 018402